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In the senatorial and gubernatorial races in Georgia, some of the most "damning" (if you are Republican) ads are those that link the candidates with President Obama. All the "charges" are either ...
by Lily O Lady
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 07:52 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog For those familiar with U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) work, objectivity and commitment to fact based on statistics come to mind. Yet as Mark Twain ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 09:21 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Oh, the chutzpah. An environmental impact statement (written by a consulting firm under investigation for lying about their extensive oil-industry ties ) has concluded that the Keystone XL pipeline ...
by jeremybloom
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 12:47 PM PST with 29 Recommends
The media is filled with people chanting, "peak oil is dead, peak oil is dead." It is particularly popular among conservatives, egged on by the oil industry and Wall Street. The reasons are not ...
by DWG
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 10:13 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
When your Offshore Oil Rig runs aground due to high seas in the Arctic winter , you just might have a problem in your Climate Change Mitigation Plans ... Problems prompt federal review of Arctic ...
by jamess
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 07:15 PM PST with 24 Recommends
The Kulluk, an Arctic drilling rig that ran aground on Sitkalidak Island, is free. The Kulluk, the refurbished drilling rig that ran aground off southern Alaska last week on a maintenance trip from ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 12:03 PM PST with 122 Recommends
The New York Times reports today that thanks to the increasing loss of sea ice, Big Oil Companies in the West are in a race with China to just "Drill, Baby, Drill" and "Mine, Baby, Mine" in the ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 05:26 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
For anyone who is of the misguided belief the US government has any more control over gasoline and oil prices than they have over other commodities, allow me to introduce you to the little known ...
by MetalMD
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Mar 26, 2012 at 06:16 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
We are beginning to hear masses of "Drill, Baby, Drill" and the high gas prices are all Obama's fault because--choose your own reason. I think it is time that we just turned that all the way around.
by maybeeso in michigan
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 11:48 AM PST with 2 Recommends
In case it comes up over Thanksgiving Turkey ... The failure of Solyndra is NOT a valid reason , to NOW plow headlong into those Oil and Gas fields, just waiting to be tapped ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 23, 2011 at 08:43 AM PST with 6 Recommends
In another beat-down to environmentalists, Shell oil company on Thursday received preliminary approval from the US Department of the Interior to begin drilling exploratory oil wells in waters off of ...
by Senor Unoball
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 03:34 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Last February 13th, a scant six weeks before Deepwater Horizon became a household name, a group of dedicated organizers and opponents of offshore drilling in Florida came together and formed a line ...
by route66
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 03:06 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Here they go again.�Republicans in Congress are trotting out their cynical "drill baby drill" mantra to�try to hoodwink the American people into believing that�expanding oil ...
by rperks
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 07:49 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A guest on the Ed Show on MSNBC did a remarkable job explaining why the price of gas is so high. But .... as gas prices rise the right wing Fox News asks, "is it time to drill baby drill?" And of ...
by DreamNumber9
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 12:17 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is good news for John McCain (and the Republican Party in general): The US fears that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude oil exporter, may not have enough reserves to ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Feb 09, 2011 at 05:48 AM PST with 36 Recommends
The GOP in the last Congress blocked any climate change legislation, period. Now that they control the House they are attempting ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 05:23 AM PST with 2 Recommends
There is a battle going on for the hearts and minds of Americans, regarding our Energy Future. Given the well-funded nature of this Ad Campaign -- we probably shouldn't expect any changes in ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Sep 11, 2010 at 02:22 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Six weeks ago, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour encouraged people to come visit his state because the oil wasn't a threat. &#
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 112 comments on Mon Jun 28, 2010 at 02:18 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Crossposted from Hillbilly Report. It is amazing now that the very people who so advocated the ...
by RDemocrat
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 20, 2010 at 08:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is a short diary about messaging for the fall 2010 elections. I have one, and only one centralized proposal to fix the entire Democratic Party 2010 strategy for the elections and it is this:
by WinSmith
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Jun 16, 2010 at 11:05 AM PDT with 12 Recommends